Best Reference Books – Endocrinology and Neuroscience

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Endocrinology and Neuroscience subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Endocrinology and Neuroscience along with reviews.

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1. “Psychoneuroendocrinology: Brain, Behavior, and Hormonal Interactions” by Clarissa S Holmes

“Psychoneuroendocrinology: Brain, Behavior, and Hormonal Interactions” Book Review: The book intends to provide a succinct introduction to psychoneuroendocrinology research for practitioners and scientists. There are chapters divided into discrete sections to discuss each distinct era of inquiry. This approach provides a valuable historical overview of the early clinical formulations about each disease. The book reveals that some of the early postulations about patient attributes and disease consequences have been confirmed. It discusses the subjective assessment methods used in the early studies. The book is interesting to note which clinical impressions were able to withstand greater empirical rigor and which were not.

2. “Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principle” by Michael Conn and Divisions

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“Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principle” Book Review: The volume encloses the latest findings on hormone secretion and hormone action. The coverage of the book extends across the entire spectrum of endocrinology-from mammalian cells, plants, and insects to animal models and human diseases. It includes cutting-edge discussions of appetite disorders, obesity, reproductive failure and control of thyroid function. It discusses hormone action in humans and the lower species, and the mechanisms subserving hormone secretion. It is concise yet comprehensive. It offers students, clinicians, and scientists access to the entire spectrum of endocrinological knowledge. It illuminates the basic scientific principles underlying every aspect of hormone secretion.

3. “Principles of Hormone/Behavior Relations” by Donald W Pfaff Professor and Donald W Pfaff

“Principles of Hormone/Behavior Relations” Book Review: This text introduces principles of the endocrine regulation of behavior in animals and humans. Every chapter starts by a principle, followed by specific examples of hormone actions. The book concludes with a few challenging unanswered questions. The reference source Hormones, Brain & Behavior identified this field as rapidly expanding within neurobiology and endocrinology. This reference text serves students from undergraduate school to medical school. The book has a presentation of material across all chapters. Also, it includes user-friendly features such as boxed figures with extended captions and references and a comprehensive list of abbreviations.

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4. “Multi-System Endocrine Disruption (Research and Perspectives in Endocrine Interactions)” by Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and Bernard Jégou

“Multi-System Endocrine Disruption (Research and Perspectives in Endocrine Interactions)” Book Review: The book discusses the expanding field involving numerous chemicals. Also it discusses the variety of homeostatic systems that alter throughout life. It also helps to identify health disorders that are possibly or likely related to exposure to endocrine disruptors. The book discusses as well as recommend prioritizing target groups and following the precautionary principle.

5. “An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology” by Randy Nelson and Lance J Kriegsfeld

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“An Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology” Book Review: This textbook is an introduction to the study of hormone-behavior interactions. It helps in a comparative approach to explore endocrine mechanisms. The book discusses the mechanisms evolved in humans and animals. It describes hormone-behavior interactions from a historical perspective. Further, it presents the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the endocrine system. The book discusses sex differences, reproductive and parental behaviours. Lastly, it concludes biological rhythms, and the role of hormones in learning and memory.

6. “Pioneers in Neuroendocrinology (Perspectives in Neuroendocrine Research)” by Joseph Meites
7. “Quantitative Neurophysiology (Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering)” by Joseph V Tranquillo and John Enderle

“Quantitative Neurophysiology (Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering)” Book Review: The volume is a supplementary text for a junior or senior level course in neuroengineering. It also serves for graduate students in engineering, physics or neuroscience. The book is for faculty interested in becoming familiar with the basics of quantitative neuroscience. The first chapter recaps the structure of the neuron and anatomy of the brain. The following chapters derive the theory of active and passive membranes, electrical propagation in axons and dendrites and the dynamics of the synapse. Also there is a separate chapter on introduction to modeling networks of neurons and artificial neural networks. The book addresses the recording and decoding of extracellular potentials. Finally, the volume has descriptions of a number of more advanced topics in neuroengineering. Throughout the text, homework and simulation problems are available at the end of each chapter. Moreover, the vocabulary is easy for students to read and communicate with other scientists and engineers working in neurosciences.

8. “Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction: Physiology and Behavior” by Norman T Adler

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“Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction: Physiology and Behavior” Book Review: The subject of this book is neuroendocrinology. The major discussion is on the interactions between the two major integrative organ systems of animals-the endocrine and nervous systems. The text reflects a fusion of endocrinology and neurobiology. It mainly establishes the autonomy of chemical secretions in general and their independence from nervous control in particular.

9. “Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology 166” by Bernd Nilius and Thomas Gudermann

“Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology 166” Book Review: The textbook covers the full range of modern physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. It tends to provide a complete understanding of the key topics in multidisciplinary fields. It has filtered, highlighted and reviewed the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields.

10. “Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology” by Bernd Nilius and Thomas Gudermann

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“Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology” Book Review: This volume is for researchers and scientists as well. It provides a complete understanding of a key topic. This book includes multidisciplinary fields: physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. It has to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields.

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